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2020 WLC Director  

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Category Leadership / Education / Assessment / Development  


Primary responsibility is to provide on-site management, coordination, coaching and development for the WLC staff, as well as work with all vendors to make sure that all logistical areas are consistently running smooth. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: conducting evening and weekly WLC staff meetings, provide daily coaching to WLC staff and formal, weekly coaching to WLC team leaders and teams, direct logistical and administrative business at the conference facility in regards to financial matters, housing arrangements, meal counts, room sets, bussing, vendor/contract management and billing arrangements. Serve as the primary contact to National FFA staff and have (at a minimum) formal, weekly check ins with the Education Specialist or Program Manager. The Director will serve as a primary contact in member disciplinary concerns and a liaison with FFA advisors when appropriate. Director will also oversee curriculum and session assignments for staff and will work with the team leaders to handle scheduling and setup of audiovisual, lighting, staging, workshop materials and prop preparation for each weekly conference. Must operate student program within the WLC budget. The director is required to participate in 3 mandatory weeks of training (1 week in spring, at least 1 week in May in Indianapolis, and 1 week in May on site in DC). Must constantly work to improve the program, staff members, and yourself as a trainer and coach. Will be required to be certified in First Aid/CPR once hired. *All decisions or responsibilities can be adjusted, changed or removed by the Education Specialist or Program Manager as needed at any time.

Mandatory Training Dates: March 7-15, 2020 and May 17-June 1, 2020

Conference Dates: June 2, 2020 thru July 29, 2020

Conference Location: Washington, D.C.

Compensation: $787 for training, and averages $1105 for working weeks


Due to high volume of applicants we will notify candidates of interviews, and offers no later than January 31st if your qualifications match our needs. We will not reach out to collect missing pieces of your application. We will not accept any applications via email outside of the application system. In order to avoid technical difficulties please consider starting your application prior to the application deadline of Friday, November 15th at 5:00pm EST. If you have a question about the status of your application and have not been notified by January 31st email


  • Must be able to perform the mental and physical demands of the position.
  • Must have dependable attendance and punctuality.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work independently in a frequently changing environment.
  • Must have good interpersonal, listening, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to interact and work with a diverse group of internal/external people.
  • Must be able to provide excellent customer service to internal and/or external customers.
  • Must be able to effectively prioritize, organize, use time-management skills and be adept at multi-tasking.
  • Must be accurate, detailed-oriented and able to problem solve/analyze.
  • Must be computer literate, and be able to make and receive phone calls.
  • Must be confident in speaking in front of small and large groups.
  • Must be able to use Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, and Final Cut Pro programs.
  • Must have personal access to, and be able to use, a computer or laptop.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements


  • High School Diploma, some College.


  • One or two year experience as National FFA conference facilitator.
Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position WLC Director 2019  
Close Date 11/18/2019  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 9/9/2019  
Location Remote Position  
About the Organization About National FFA Organization

The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 700,170 student members as part of 8,612 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is supported by 459,514 alumni members in 2,236 local FFA Alumni chapters throughout the U.S. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at and on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.

About National FFA Foundation

The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees composed of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA Alumni, the foundation is a separately registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit  

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